Kaliningrad, the acting Governor filed documents on elections of the head of the region

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in fotobanken acting Governor of the Kaliningrad region Anton Alikhanov. Archival photoKaliningrad, the acting Governor filed documents on elections of the head of the region© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

Temporarily fulfilling duties of the Governor of the Kaliningrad region Anton Alihanov presented to the regional electoral Commission the documents for registration as candidate for the post of head of the region, told RIA Novosti the representative of regional election Committee Anastasia Buymov.

«Anton chief Executive officer nominated by the Kaliningrad regional branch of all-Russian political party «United Russia», presented to the election Commission of the Kaliningrad region, the documents for registration as candidate for the office of Governor of the Kaliningrad region», — she said.

The package of documents for registration contains the leaves of support of a candidate (represented 39 signatures of municipal deputies), information about the three candidates for the Federation Council, the first financial report. Within 10 days from the date of filing, the Commission will consider them and will take a decision on candidate registration or refusal of registration.

By law, the chief Executive officer has submitted to the election Commission three candidates, one of which in the event of his election will be endowed with the powers of a member of the Council of Federation: it is a member of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation Oleg Tkach, the former Governor of Kaliningrad region Vladimir Yegorov and the Chairman of the Kaliningrad regional Duma Marina Orhei.

Elections of the Governor of the Kaliningrad region will be held in a single voting day on September 10. The stage of nomination of candidates ended on 29 June, the election Committee received the documents on the nomination of five candidates. Of receipt of these documents they could start collecting signatures in his support. To submit to the election Committee a package of documents for registration of candidates from 11 to 21 July.

Alikhanov also, among the nominated candidates — the representative of the Russian ecological party «Green» Ekaterina Timofeeva, member of the Communist party Igor Revin, Deputy of Kaliningrad regional Duma, the representative of LDPR Evgenie Mishin and member of the Communist party of social justice Vladimir Sultanov.

Russian President Vladimir Putin on 6 October signed a decree on the resignation of the acting as the Governor of the Kaliningrad region Yevgeny Senicheva and the appointment of a new acting head of the region — a premiere of the regional government 30-year-old Anton Alikhanov, prior to this appointment he worked in the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation.

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